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Creative Opportunities


Practical Publishing, the UK’s leading specialist craft magazine publisher, is looking for enthusiastic and creative crafters to join their team.

As the home of some of the UK’s leading craft publications, including Love Sewing, Knit Now and Simply Cards & Papercraft, we are always on the lookout for exciting talent to help strengthen our magazines and ensure we succeed in bringing readers the very best projects and inspiration every issue. If you’ve got a passion for craft and more ideas than you know what to do with, then we want to hear from you.

In particular, we’re keen to talk to experienced crafters in:

  • Sewing & dressmaking
  • Knitting & crochet
  • Patchwork & quilting
  • Cardmaking & papercraft
  • Craft blogging & video

  • We have opportunities available for new designers, regular columnists, consultants to work with us on our market-leading titles, blogging partners and much more. Whether you have a few hours a week to spare or are looking for a full-time role to change your life, do please get it touch. Previous editorial experience is not required but a passion for craft is essential.

    To register your interest in positions available at Practical Publishing, send a covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., putting PPCREATE16 in the subject line, explaining why you would be a valuable addition to our creative team. Please include a few examples of your craft projects or links to projects online, so we can get a taste of your skills.


    Crochet Now

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    Price: £5.99, Frequency: 4 weekly

    Crochet Now is dedicated to bringing its readers the patterns they really want to make, in yarns which are not only fabulous, but readily available and affordable. Each issue packs in over 25 patterns showcasing colour and the latest crochet trends in popular projects such as blankets, toys, quick accessories and baby makes, as well as great regular features to truly master crochet techniques.

    Ask our experts for clever ways to beat the most common crochet problems, find step-by-step guides to hold your hand through your next project and even join in with our Crochet Along with top designer Jane Crowfoot.

    Made by crocheters for crocheters, Crochet Now really is the UK’s best choice for crochet patterns.


    Love Sewing

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    For latest information and downloads visit Love Sewing site

    Price: £6.99, Frequency: 4 weekly

    Love Sewing brings readers the best in sewing inspiration and beautiful new fabrics. It's packed with projects, ideas and inspiration to get you making, mending and creating beautiful things for your home, your family, friends and for yourself, from simple home décor projects to dressmaking and quilting makes. Every project is beautifully photographed and showcases the latest in contemporary fabrics.

    Inside each issue readers will find a wide range of sewing projects with photo step-by-step instructions designed to make sewing simple, accessible and enjoyable. Whether you’re an enthusiastic novice or more experienced with your machine, the magazine will have expert advice and tips, teaching you new skills and how to master your machine.

    Regular columns include Alison Smith’s couture sewing tips, Laura Strutt demystifies dressmaking for beginners, and Debbie Shore presents an in-depth masterclass with simple techniques for novices and more advanced tutorials for improvers.

    Love Sewing comes with fabulous covermounts too, including exclusive dressmaking patterns every issue plus branded fabrics and much more.

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